You must now purchase your tickets online!

You must bring some form of proof of purchase if you have bought tickets online. The Zoo closes at 6:00pm, you must be in the Zoo by 4:30PM.


Join us for a Frightfully Fun Boo at the Zoo!

Tickets are on sale now for October 24th, 30th and the 31st, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Tickets are limited, so be sure you secure yours today! Boo at the Zoo is our “spooktacular” Halloween event, for ghosts and goblins of all ages. Come bedecked in your favorite costume. Face coverings, in addition to any Halloween masks are required.

A stroll through our “haunted zoo” will certainly scare, only enter if you dare!

Tickets are $15.00 each and include your admission to the Zoo. Children under two are free!

No coupons or vouchers will be accepted for this special event, this includes Groupons.

COVID-19 restrictions have compelled us to withdraw our spooky train ride and haunted house for this year, they will be back next year!

No outside food please. Beverages, snacks, and ice cream novelties will be available in our open air Gift Shop.

Good news! If we sell out the 24th, 30th and 31st of October, we will add additional nights!

Tickets are limited, hurry and get yours today!!!

Sign up HERE!


Weekend Camp

Do you have a child with a thirst for knowledge and a love for wildlife? Look no further than Austin Zoo’s Weekend Camps! Each Saturday, we will host an all-day camp where we will explore animal classification and the biodiversity of our world through animal encounters, biofacts, games, and crafts. For more information, please visit our Education page.

Please fill out our registration form HERE to sign up!

 


Our animals are most active during the morning hours, plan to come early.
Our Gift Shop closes at 4:00.
Train Rides
Monday through Friday 11:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 11:00am – 5:00pm

Vistor Guidelines

    – Guests 2 years of age and older must wear a face mask!
    – We are not accepting Groupons until further notice. 

      –  Please, if you are not feeling well or have a temperature over 100.4, refrain   

          from visiting and come another day.

      – Masks are required. If you are not wearing a mask, or face covering, you will not

         be allowed to enter the Zoo. Masks will be available for purchase.

     – Social distancing will be strictly enforced.

       – No walk-ins will be allowed.

      – The Zoo has created a one-way path that guests are required to follow.

      – Daily activities such as keeper talks will not be offered.

      – Wheelchairs and strollers will not be available for rent at this time.

       – Our concession stand will be closed.

      – No outside food.

      – No cash transactions, credit/debit cards only.

      – Our restrooms will be closed. We will have portable restrooms at the new

         entrance of the Zoo uphill from the Gift Shop and in our Picnic Grove area.

      – Portable hand washing stations will be located at key points throughout the Zoo.

     – Our Discovery Center will be closed.

     – Surfaces throughout the Zoo will be sanitized according to CDC disinfecting

        guidelines.

     – We will have a small gift shop for purchasing souvenirs, drinks and prepackaged

        snacks.

     – If you would like to purchase a membership, you must do so online.

 

Members

  • Members may visit the Zoo at any time during our regular business hours. You do not need to make a reservation.
  • Please have your membership card ready to display as you approach admissions. This will enable us to speed up our entry process.
  • All members who purchased a membership before the coronavirus forced us to temporarily close the Zoo will receive a two month extension on their membership.
  • If you have not received your membership card, or you purchased a membership while the Zoo was closed, please announce your name at admission.

 

Capybara Encounter

Come and enjoy a Capybara feeding!
Enter into the world of our Capybara, enjoying an up-close experience feeding them.
  • Age Requirement: 10 years of age
  • Cost: $40 per person
  • Up to 3 members of the same household will be able to enter our Capybara habitat
  • Liability release form must be acknowledged and signed
  • Please call 512-695-3021 for additional information and to schedule your feeding appointment.
  • We accept Master Card, Visa and Discover

This activity has been authorized by our Board Certified Zoo Veterinarian.

 

Galapagos Tortoise Encounter

Have you ever wanted to feed a Galapagos Tortoise? Come to Austin Zoo and you will be able to do just that!
Age Requirement: 5 years of age
Cost: $25 per person
Up to 3 members of the same household will be able to enter our Galapagos Tortoise area. Liability release form must be acknowledged and signed.
Please call 512-695-3021 for additional information and to schedule your feeding appointment.
We accept Master Card, Visa and Discover.
This activity has been authorized by our Board Certified Zoo Veterinarian.

Exciting News About Purchasing An Austin Zoo Membership!

 
Exciting News! When you purchase an Austin Zoo Membership you will now receive a 10% discount! Your membership will go into effect the day you visit the Zoo to pick up your membership packet after we reopen. Click HERE to purchase your membership today!
 

How You Can Help Austin Zoo Animals

1. Donate today by clicking on the donate button you see below.
2. Purchase a yearly membership by clicking HERE. Your membership will go into effect the day we reopen.         
3. Mail us a check to: Austin Zoo PO Box 91808, Austin, TX 78709.

 

 

 

 

Join Us for A Virtual Education Program!


Let us virtually bring the zoo to you! We are excited to offer virtual programs via Zoom! To schedule a virtual program or to get more information, please email our Education Manager at EDUCATION@AUSTINZOO.ORG.

 

Our mission is to assist

animals in need through rescue,

conservation and education. 


Austin Zoo is proud to be a Zoological Association of America Accredited Facility.